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Byrne By Anthony BurgeRapidly to the bad bedding and abandoning women everywhere debasing his talents as a composer and painter and finally ending up within Hitler's Third Reich at which point he vanishes After his disappearance the story pa. What the fuck have I just read Seriously What the actual fuck is this novel Is it even a novel Is it a poem Is it a 150 page song The only thing I can say with any degree of certainty is that this Bryne is the weirdest 'thing' I have ever read but in an incredibly wayI have known Anthony Burgess for years not personally of course I have watched documentaries on him saw him on television talking about Joyce and Shakespeare discussed him endlessly Christ I have even written about him at length in my own fiction However this was the first 'novel' of his I have ever read Yes I've never read A Clockwork Orange but it's on my ever lengthening listThat being said 'that' meaning this being my first endeavour into Burgess' fiction I now believe I have to read essentially all of his earlier works before giving this a re read Clockwork Orange of course just for the fucking sake of saying I've read it instead of being left red faced and embarrassed while some cunt who's read a fiftieth of what I've read begins to tell me about it and how I really should read it I'll never forget that prick who started talking about Henry Miller before telling me 'yeah you should probably read a bit before trying Miller he's pretty deep' despite the fact I'd read Miller thrice years before Christ now I sound like Partridge Needless to say I had the last laughBUT What I'm trying to say is Actually fuck it I could say anything here nobody ever reads my reviews on here anyhow Okie kokie Is that how you spell kokie Or is it koky or cokie or coky Hokey Cokey Ohhhhh the okie kokie Fuck knows BUT Yes I need to read it all Clockwork Orange Enderby Earthly Powers Little Wilson Read it all And then read this againBurgess is a master I knew that long ago He is a genius And this is without doubt a work of genius But as of yet I cannot discuss it for I am not yet worthyIt is his last work so I believe and it does read especially towards the end like his final Goodbye His epitaph to the world His parting giftAnd one final thing For a short book Byrne must without doubt include the most references to other authors than any other book of its size besides that of an anthology of authorsHe mentions Harry’s bar the Widening Gyre Verona Flaubert Eliot Dante Death in Venice Shelley Byron Joyce Descartes Gogol a homage to Charles Dickens Conrad Wells to name but a few from the top of my headAnd when he writes of sickness Of the smokers cough and spitting blood it is himself he is writing about The dying Anthony Burgess who scrawled up these words as his last seeking the eternal as all artists do

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When Anthony Burgess died in 1993 he left the complete Byrne a novel in epic verse This is the first American publication Byrne tells the astonishing story of an Irish artist who in the early years of this century goes. A Burgess and me agree that all art should aspire to the condition of music we paraphraseth Walt Pater both for the harmony of form and content and the visceral impact music has on a listener’s nerve endings always stronger than responses to books or paintings or YooToob kittehs More than any other novelist Ant Burg spent his life inventing musical forms to contain his explosive spontaneous creativity whether in the musical play Blooms of Dublin the orchestral novel Napoleon’s Symphony or this swansong Byrne a novel in verse He also recorded a musical version of A Clockwork Orange—don’t ask Most critics and wine swiggers are unanimous in their opinion that Anto Burge failed to musicalise the novel and create anything particularly innovative in the novel form in terms of long term usability leaving behind a canon of daring experiments ie failures and almost masterpieces ie not masterpieces This novel in verse in Byronian ottava rima stanzas is full of the bawdiness of Chaucer and Rabelais and far from revolutionising anything simply shines as another wacky entry in an eccentric and loopy bibliography of one the smartest comb fearing bruisers of 20thC lit And for me that’s enough

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READ & DOWNLOAD è Byrne By Anthony Burgess ☆ When Anthony Burgess died in 1993 he left the complete Byrne a novel in epic verse This is the first American publication Byrne tells the astonishing story of an Irish artist who in the early years of this century goes rapidly to the bad bedding and abandoning women everywhere debasing his talSses to his twin sons one a doubting priest the other suffering from a debilitating disease who move across the troubled face of contemporary Europe before encountering their father in one final apocalyptic confrontatio. Something just happened likely a story like a broken compass which has a mechanism underneath which is irrational to the probing eyes